Bhubaneswar, Nov 20 (LocalWire) Online sale of tickets for the gala opening ceremony of Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 began on Tuesday.
The 14th edition of Men’s Hockey World Cup is scheduled to be held from Nov 28 to Dec 16 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
The opening ceremony will be held on Nov 27 at Kalinga Stadium, while the World Cup Celebrations event will take place at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Nov 28.
Governing body Hockey India announced sales of tickets for both the events began at 12 noon on Tuesday at www.ticketgenie.in.
Ticket are priced at Rs. 500 each and only two tickets can be booked through a single e-mail id.
The tickets are not to be sold over the counter and are for strictly online sales.
Music maestro AR Rahman will be performing at both the events. Several Bollywood celebrities, including superstar Shah Rukh Khan are expected to perform at the opening ceremony on Nov 27, while “Baahubali” fame actor Prabhas might entertain Odisha on Nov 28. .
Around 10,500 tickets to the opening ceremony in Bhubaneswar have been put on sale, while 30,000 tickets are there the Rahman event in Cuittack.
The online redemption of tickets will start at 3 pm on Nov 22 22 at Gate no. 4 of Kalinga Athletics Stadium as well as other locations in the capital city.